The World Health Organisation Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo says there are now 3,778 confirmed cases of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in 46 African countries.
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More than half a million people around the world have been infected with the new Coronavirus Disease, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.
The World Health Organisation Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo says there are now 2,234 confirmed cases of Coronavirus Disease in 41 African countries.
Six million protective face masks ordered by Germany to prevent further coronavirus infections have gone missing, Spiegel magazine reported on Tuesday, citing defence officials.
The World Health Organisation Regional office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo says access to water for all is critical to fighting the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).
Coronavirus is spreading ever faster and there are now over 300,000 confirmed cases recorded worldwide, the World Health Organisation’s figures said on Monday.
The World Health Organization’s Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo says expanded coverage of antiretroviral therapy has led to a fast decline in HIV/AIDS-related and Tuberculosis cases and deaths.
NCDC, in a tweet on Friday, noted that the World Health Organisation has not approved the use of Chloroquine for COVID-19 management.
Seasonal flu normally hits southern and eastern Africa when temperatures drop, suggesting the rate of coronavirus transmissions would also increase, WHO regional Director for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, told journalists.
The World Health Organisation says no fewer than 200,000 cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) have now been reported to it, with 8,000 people losing their lives.
The World Health Organisation is coordinating trials on several possible medications for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), WHO Chief Tedros Ghebreyesus said as the global infection number surpassed 200,000.
People who suspect they have caught the novel coronavirus should not take the popular drug ibuprofen without consulting a doctor, the World Health Organisation has said.
The UN health agency disclosed this on its regional official Twitter account: @WHOAFRO
Switzerland Armed Forces are set to deploy troops to help in containing the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 1,000 people in the country.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, made this known at a press briefing on Friday in Abeokuta
The World Health Organisation on Wednesday announced that the COVID-19 outbreak could be viewed as a pandemic.
The NCDC Director General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja
The World Health Organisation has called on all countries to continue efforts that would be effective in slowing the spread of COVID-19, as confirmed cases surpasses 100,000 globally.
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, at a media update on COVID-19 in Abuja on Friday, said the contacts had been monitored since the announcement of the first confirmed case
The World Health Organisation has estimated that more than 900 million people or one in every 10 people would have disabling hearing loss by year 2050.